DIY Fan coin purse

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This season we see the strong oriental trend coming back … I also wanted to join this trend … because I love it! I decided to do a DIY project for our coins with an asiatic touch.

In this tutorial I will show you step by step how to sew a coin purse decorated with stitchings to create a fan effect with an oriental chic look!

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Materials:

  • Two half-circles of thick canvas fabric (diameter 12 cm)
  • Two half-circles of the same size of thick interfacing
  • Zipper 10 cm
  • Colored threads of your choice and embroidery threads
  • Rule and marking chalk
  • pins
  • scissors
  • Bead of your choice (I chose a diamond-shaped black wood bead)
  • Iron and sewing machine

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Process:

1. Iron the interfacing to the semicircles.

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2. Divide the semicircles into 9 and mark from the center to the edges a straight line with the chalk.

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3. Sew the marked lines with straight stitches with your sewing machine.

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4. Do all the stitching you want with different colored threads.

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5. Fix the zipper with pins on each side.

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6. Sew the zipper to the two semicircles.

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7. Sew from the back around the edge joining the two semicircles.

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8. Turn the entire piece inside out.

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9. To decorate the coin purse, make a tassel with embroidery thread: wrap the thread in a circle.

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10. Tie inside the loop with a thread and cut up to loosen the strings in the loop.

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11. Tie to make strong head for the tassel. Pass the upper thread through the bead.

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12. Tie the tassel with the bead at the top of the zipper.

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You’r done! It’s an original and very cute coin purse …. Imagine how cool it would be to make it big clutch purse like this 😉 …

Do you feel like making a fan purse?

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